Vulcanised Fibre.

Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act. – in the House of Commons on 10th July 1922.

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Photo of Mr James Kiley Mr James Kiley , Stepney Whitechapel and St George's

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the Vulcanised Fibre Committee appointed by him under Part II of the Safeguarding of Industries Act intends to resume its sittings; and, if it does, whether he can give the date?

Photo of Mr Stanley Baldwin Mr Stanley Baldwin , Bewdley

I have no information beyond that already given to the hon. Member on Monday last, 3rd July.

Photo of Mr James Kiley Mr James Kiley , Stepney Whitechapel and St George's

Is it not in the power of the President of the Board of Trade to insist that this Committee shall either do its work or retire?

Photo of Mr Stanley Baldwin Mr Stanley Baldwin , Bewdley

I do not think the President has much power to make a complaint to expedite their inquiry.